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  • Reading 10Ks 3 comments
    Apr 11, 2014 4:58 PM

    I spend a lot of time reading 10Ks and 10Qs. I like to read several competitors at the same time. Gives me a better feel for their business models and their strengths and weaknesses. Beats sitting around watching CNBC or Bloomberg or looking at quotes all day or even looking at Seeking Alpha...

    Found this tidbit..

    "Some of our employees may have been motivated to work for us by an expectation that our Class A common stock would be trading at a higher value and may be less motivated by the equity compensation they receive as a result. Competitors may leverage any resulting disappointment as a tool to recruit talented employees."

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    "Our management could be a bunch of drooling cretins who hired people to write lawyer speak, but are incapable of walking and chewing gum on their own . . . . "
    11 Apr 2014, 11:38 PM Reply Like
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    "We're only in it for the money -- our money -- and as long as we make money we really don't give a flip if other shareholders do or not."
    11 Apr 2014, 11:41 PM Reply Like
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    "Our management might be totally devoid of ethics, potentially leading to fraud, criminal charges, and running away . . . . "
    11 Apr 2014, 11:43 PM Reply Like
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